If you've recovered from your holiday shopping hangover, there are some big discounts to be found in the month of January.

Consumer Reports you can look for big savings on these five products- starting with bedding. The consumer magazine says January is the month for White Sales, but urges you to be choosy and do some homework before committing to new sheets and pillowcases.

After all, think of all the time you'll be spending in bed in the new year! 

Other areas where you might find some discounts:

Exercise equipment: elliptical machines and treadmills

Toys

Winter Clothes

Televisions

Traditionally, appliance stores lower TV prices just before the Super Bowl, which is on February 2nd this year. 

Consumer Reports has more advice on how to maximize your savings and satisfaction with these products, just click here.